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Glens Falls woman gets a year in jail for drugged driving

QUEENSBURY - A Glens Falls woman who was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs twice in 6 months last year has been sentenced to a year in Warren County Jail. Melissa H. Torchetti, 34, pleaded guilty last month to driving while ability impaired by drugs, a felony, in connection with arre

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 16:30:00

Firefighters battle blaze at Washington County store

WHITE CREEK - Firefighters spent part of Monday night putting out a fire at the Dollar General store on Route 22. The fire was reported around 9:30 p.m., and was believed to have been contained to the exterior of the building, which is just south of the village of Cambridge. No injuries were reporte

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 09:36:00

Police: Six arrested in Saratoga County drug case

Six people were arrested in recent days as local, state and federal investigators dismantled a cocaine and marijuana distribution network that operated from several properties on Route 32 in the town of Saratoga and had connections to the New York City area. In all, authorities seized 2.5 kilograms

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 14:45:00

Kingsbury man accused of kidnapping mother, child

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - A Kingsbury man kidnapped a woman and her 3-year-old daughter at knifepoint Saturday night, leading to a standoff in a motel parking lot that ended with the suspect fighting with police who were trying to disarm him, authorities said. Miguel

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 15:15:00

Third man charged in fatal July shootout

SCHENECTADY -- A third person has been charged in connection with a July gunfight in which at least 20 shots were fired and a man was killed. Marc Harris is accused of firing at Niam Dorvil, the man who police believe fired the shot that killed Jonny Olds, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 21:10:42

Police investigate possible shots fired in Schenectady

ROTTERDAM -- An incident that involved speeding cars and possibly gunshots Monday morning in Schenectady apparently ended with a crash in Rotterdam, police said. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, and Schenectady police had also yet to confirm if there had been gunshots. No arres

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 17:36:34

Saratoga County sheriff announcing major drug bust Monday morning

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said Sunday his office will announce the breakup of a major drug trafficking organization that operated in the county on Monday. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors' building in Ballston Spa. Zurlo's office declined to give mor

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 06:18:24

Men facing drug, weapons charges after Thruway stop

Two New York City men are facing felony drug and weapons charges after being stopped on the Thruway Thursday night in Albany. State Police said troopers stopped a vehicle at about 10:45 p.m. Police searched the vehicle and found a loaded Smith and Wesson .40-caliber handgun, 189 grams of cocaine, 61

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 08:10:17

Police to announce major Schuylerville drug arrests today

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for Monday morning to announce "major" drug arrests in the Schuylerville area in recent days. A half-dozen arrests occurred as investigators from a number of law enforcement agencies dismantled a drug network that had a link to a

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 09:35:00

Police: Man charged with DWI after collision

KINGSBURY - A Hudson Falls man was charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday night after he backed into another vehicle in a parking lot on Route 4, police said. Stephen M. Trybendis Jr. 48, was charged with misdemeanor DWI after police were called about a collision in a parking lot just befor

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 11:45:00

Police identify fire victim after autopsy

CHESTER - The 36-year-old woman who died when her home burned last week was believed to have succumbed to smoke inhalation as fire investigators continue to try to figure out how the blaze began. State Police said the victim was identified as Jessica M. Dygert, who lived alone in the 1 Carl Turner R

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 19:55:00

Queensbury traffic stop leads to felony arrest

QUEENSBURY - A Stillwater man whose driver's license has been suspended 19 times was jailed Friday night after he was stopped in Queensbury, police said. Brian J. Gagne, 36, was charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after the Warren County Sheriff's Office stopped hi


Greenwich couple sues Glens Falls school district

QUEENSBURY - A fall on a sidewalk in front of Glens Falls High School last winter has led to a lawsuit against the city school district and school board. Greenwich resident Laurelyn Flanders and her husband, Louis Flanders, filed the lawsuit earlier this month in state Supreme Court in Warren County


Cole's Collision owner convicted on multiple charges in connection to DWI crash

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local business owner has been convicted of multiple charges in connection to a DWI crash. John Cole, the owner of Cole's Collision, drove his BMW into a tree last March on Sitterly Road in Halfmoon. One of the passengers in the backseat suffered injuries that left


'Stocking strangler' suspected in Albany killing executed in Georgia

'Stocking strangler' suspected in Albany killing executed in Georgia 1 / 77 Back to Gallery A killer suspected of an Albany woman's slaying in 1970 was executed Thursday in Georgia for the rape and slayings of three other women decades ago. Carlton Gary, who was known as the "stocking strangler" for


Fort Edward man headed to prison for home invasion assault

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - A Fort Edward man who forced his way into a Queensbury home last spring and assaulted a man inside was sentenced Wednesday in Warren County Court to 2 years in state prison. Zachary T. Milgo, 19, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault, a fe


2 NYC Men Arrested In Albany On Drug, Weapon Charges

ALBANY, NY - Two New York City men face multiple drug charges after being stopped in Albany for a traffic violation. State Police said that around 10:45 p.m. March 15, 2018 troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the City of Albany for a vehicle and traffic violation. While interviewing the driver, E


Walmart shenanigans result in nine criminal charges and seven traffic violations

GLENMONT-On Thursday, March 15, at 4:15 p.m., the Bethlehem Police Department responded to the Glenmont Walmart in regards to a subject who had just conducted a fraudulent return of merchandise and committed a larceny. As police arrived on the scene they reportedly observed the suspect fleeing in a


Sheriff's Office: Driver had 19 suspensions

GAGNE 19 SUSPENSIONS_3_17_2018_5_58_19 PMThumbnail QUEENSBURY -- A routine traffic stop in Queensbury ended in charges for the driver. Warren County Sheriff's officers conducted a traffic stop Friday evening in Queensbury, on a vehicle with a loud exhaust. A license check revealed that the driver, B


Mayor: Crash on Cohoes-Waterford Bridge fatal

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Cohes Mayor Shawn Morse says the driver involved in a crash on the Cohoes-Waterford Bridge has died. Albany County Fire says the bridge will be closed until further notice. An accident reconstruction team is now on scene. The name of the victim is not being released at this t